Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security

The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security (JHCHS) (sometimes referred to as the Center for Health Security and abbreviated CHS) is a nonprofit organization that conducts policy research and development in biosecurity and pandemic preparedness. It is part of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. JHCHS was founded in 1998 as the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies (CCBS).

As of May 2021, JHCHS has received over $40 million in grants from Open Philanthropy (Open Philanthropy 2017; Open Philanthropy 2019; Open Philanthropy 2021). JHCHS is one of the four organizations recommended by Founders Pledge in their cause report on safeguarding the long-term future (Halstead 2019).


Halstead, John (2019) Safeguarding the future cause area report, Founders Pledge, January (updated December 2020)....

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